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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19,332
Views: 8,050,222
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Nobody asked. :fyyff ...

Nobody asked. :fyyff







Kidding, kidding, just kidding, I'm jealous! :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19,332
Views: 8,050,222
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Purdy! :evil

Purdy! :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By Lupin 3rd
+1 on the valves, the engine can run great but...

+1 on the valves, the engine can run great but the valves can be tighter than a cat's @$$. For a detailed how to check out the bible: KTM 950/990 Hall Of Wisdom (http://ktm950.info/)

Regarding the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,508,937
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Got to work on the water pump

Got Milk?
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-n8F9jnmevZU/VOVAR2ZWFgI/AAAAAAAAIAQ/e1sABO3RG4M/s800/2015-02-18%252020.38.28.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 47,683
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Thumb This should be enough to get started: ...

This should be enough to get started:

Sibirsky Extreme 2012 - The Toughest Ride of Them All (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=834987)

Eastern Dirt 14 - Russia, Mongolia, Ural, Altai,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 47,683
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Thumbs up for the white, looks much better IMHO.

Thumbs up for the white, looks much better IMHO.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 47,683
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Lupin 3rd
You lucky bastard! Beautiful scenery! Got more?...

You lucky bastard! Beautiful scenery! Got more? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 47,683
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Here's a video with some helpful suggestions on...

Here's a video with some helpful suggestions on changing your oil.

<iframe width="640" height="480" src="https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/Ft1IkFZkJts?rel=0" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 47,683
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Works. Like. A. Charm. That's JASO,...

Works. Like. A. Charm.



That's JASO, not jaMo.

I was skeptical after first hearing about Rotella. Then I read a lot about it on oil forums like www.bobistheoilguy.com and decided to give it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 47,683
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Advance Auto & similar shops carry mobil 1 for...

Advance Auto & similar shops carry mobil 1 for motorcycle engines, I used to buy it there. Now I just get Shell Rotella T6 (Full Synth), works like a charm! :deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-15-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 34,041
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Beautiful photos and scenery, remind me of Sicily...

Beautiful photos and scenery, remind me of Sicily and warm me up during this cold winter.:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,508,937
Posted By Lupin 3rd
I feel like I opened Pandora's box

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-aLSjw1PJBmU/VN-iQlvw_zI/AAAAAAAAH_Q/O1Ld534NA6I/s800/20150214_134453.jpg
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,284
Posted By Lupin 3rd
I disagree on this one. A valve job costs a few...

I disagree on this one. A valve job costs a few $100, a good torque wrench can be had for $100 (or even less). So you save money by investing in good tools and doing it yourself.
Don't cheap out on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,284
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Just finished mine this past weekend, lessons...

Just finished mine this past weekend, lessons learned:


Bend your feeler gauges at an angle to help them fit (or buy pre-bent ones) and get a better feeling (especially for the exhaust side).
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 47,683
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Agree 100% Even if the hole is not big enough for...

Agree 100% Even if the hole is not big enough for oil drain, it will still catch and weaken the bashplate.

And even though the Flatland does have an oil drain hole I still take it off for oil...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 47,683
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Pre-production, get in touch with Chris (see...

Pre-production, get in touch with Chris (see below) for more info.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 47,683
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Chris' Wondrous Carbon Works

Got a package from the UK with some goodies for my WR courtesy of Chrisbarnes (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=20845). Between 2 and 3mm thickness and just 730grams. :evil
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 84,516
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Amazing video and brilliant initiative on your...

Amazing video and brilliant initiative on your part during the Rally! :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,508,937
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Thanks, I'll stick to that. Got some more...

Thanks, I'll stick to that.

Got some more work done this weekend: shims out and measured some I'll buy others I'll just grind.

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19,332
Views: 8,050,222
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Work in progress. ...

Work in progress.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-qU6HkGrvbKc/VMmEPujMVSI/AAAAAAAAH3I/ehUHo7UolZc/s800/20150128_193333.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Currently working on mine. The hardest part about...

Currently working on mine. The hardest part about the valves is actually the amount of work necessary to get to them: tanks off, airbox off, sparkplugs out, and (possibly) radiator off.

Once...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,508,937
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Valve Clearance

Started work to check my valve clearances.

The first hitch was getting the spark plugs out: my usual socket (at some 21.5mm diameter) was too large and no store had a narrower one so I ended up...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 512,685
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Loads!

Loads!
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 47,683
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Lupin 3rd
I'll have to double-check with my notes at home...

I'll have to double-check with my notes at home (:blush) but I think it's use SELECT2 to get to the odometer, then press and hold SELECT2 until the speedometer changes from MPH to KPH (or vice...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 512,685
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Could you share your map? I tried to PM you but...

Could you share your map? I tried to PM you but apparently that doesn't work.

BTW, you should better advertise that you have parts and accessories for more than just Suzuki bikes. :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 349,582
Posted By Lupin 3rd
I've got winter maintenance to take care of...

I've got winter maintenance to take care of (valves, bearings, etc) for a few more weeks, I can PM you once that's done.

In the meanwhile here's a link to the Loundoun Dirt Roads Map...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 349,582
Posted By Lupin 3rd
That's what the parts guy told me the last time I...

That's what the parts guy told me the last time I went there to get an oil filter for my WR250 (August last year). Then I also got an email from them about becoming an 'Official' BMW dealer.

I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 349,582
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Battley's has dropped Yamaha and picked up BMW.

Battley's has dropped Yamaha and picked up BMW.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 52,394
Posted By Lupin 3rd
thats one of the cleanest trays I've seen for the...

thats one of the cleanest trays I've seen for the SE. Not sure about the VR being trapped under the seat, but expect it should be fine as there seems to be a lot of clearance between the tray and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 84,516
Posted By Lupin 3rd
950s vs the rest: ...

950s vs the rest:

http://www.quickmeme.com/img/fc/fc3646a02beca4bbf6c05e711f81c0eb354d253149028d9ce0fca9def3aaf63a.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 84,516
Posted By Lupin 3rd
How about the Mongolian Ralley Video part 2, eh?...

How about the Mongolian Ralley Video part 2, eh? Quit your joyriding and get back to work!!! :ddog :mrskbasa





:lol3 :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 349,582
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Target Fixation. :deal

Target Fixation. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-28-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 52,394
Posted By Lupin 3rd
19" front

Nice, makes me think of scramblers

<a href="http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/wp-content/gallery/husqvarna-baja-concept/2012-husqvarna-baja-concept-9.jpg"><img...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-24-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 180,854
Posted By Lupin 3rd
What, no photos of you riding around in a Santa...

What, no photos of you riding around in a Santa outfit? :lol3


Merry X-mas!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-23-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 349,582
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Aerostich Zippers. <iframe width="640"...

Aerostich Zippers.

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/o2EQw3Sl5xQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

I got my Darien pants on eBay, after the Nixwax wash they...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 47,683
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Lupin 3rd
PowerCommander + GYTR pipe vs Stock

PowerCommander + GYTR pipe vs Stock:

http://www.motorcycle.com/gallery/gallery.php/d/225655-3/Dyno_Chart_wr250x_all.jpg

Quote: "Overall, we were only slightly pleased with the dyno results from...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 93,333
Posted By Lupin 3rd
This should help:...

This should help: http://www.guzzitech.com/forums/forums/bns12-reference-topics-recalls.216/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-06-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 349,582
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Then I've been misunderstood, I don't hate big...

Then I've been misunderstood, I don't hate big bikes. I have a 990 Adventure and was just about to get a Super Tenere (1200cc weighs between a BMW 1200GS and GSA). The 800cc are my personal choice...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-05-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 349,582
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Maybe something about them being well-balanced...

Maybe something about them being well-balanced great all-round bikes? Cheaper and lighter than the big brothers (1200GS, Explorer) but just as capable. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,508,937
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Started it by jumping the terminals on the...

Started it by jumping the terminals on the starter relay... Battery is fine, aux starter relay clicks every time I push the starter button, and I checked the lead that goes from the aux relay to the...
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